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is many of our more than 50,000 u.s. employees and contractors may suffer the consequences if their candidates don't win. and the kochs aren't the only strong army employees. governor romney campaigned with a group of miners who were told attendance were mandatory and the head of the mining company once told workers if an ee electr election did not go his way, the coal industry will be eliminated and so will your jobs. and told to vote for smaller government and less government and a ceo of a florida time share company said that if president obama is is re-elected, quote, i will have no choice but to reduce the size of this company. these sound like threats to me. the bosses are bushing a candidate for tax breaks for the rich and less regulation. great for ceos but not for average workers. did they think we wouldn't in the their gender? nice try but we got you. ♪ [ male announcer ] jill and her mouth have lived a great life. but she has some dental issues she's not happy about. so i introduced jill to crest pro-health for life. selected for people over 50. pro-health for
stevens and three other americans were killed at the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya, mr. romney rushed out a statement in which he accused the president of, quote, sympathizing with those who waged the attack. of course that was blatantly political. republicans cooked up a dishonest talking point, claiming officials created a coverup on the attack by initially leaking the libya attack to protests over an anti muslim video. >> i don't think that they should have sent their u.n. ambassador out five days later to say that this was from a spontaneous mob reacting to a youtube video. >> i think you need to ask yourself, why didn't we know five days later when the ambassador to the united nations. >> then why send susan rice out saying that this was a spoon tan yous reaction, not reacting to a youtube video? >> now we know the truth is, obama administration officials were repeating what the cia experts were telling them. "the washington post" writes, quote, the cia documents supported susan rice's description of the benghazi attacks but the romney campaign doesn't care. they are playing poli
today he will ask the u.s. supreme court to appeal the federal court decision allowing early voting in the three days before the election. he called the ruling quote, an unprecedented intrusion into how states run elections. imagine that. ahead of an election who wants fewer days for early voting. ohio expanded these voting days after the election of 2004 when voting was a mess with long lines, people getting shut out. in 2008 things went much more smoothly with the new, longer hours in place. in this close election john hue stead has been pulling out all the stops. they know how important it is to romney. it's an abuse of power grab and we must keep fighting to stop it. joining me is ohio congresswoman marcie captor and catherine crier, journalist and former judge, and author of "patriot acts" what america must do to save the republic. thank you both for being here tonight. thank you very much reverend. >> congresswoman, let me start with you. can you explain to the rest of america who john ustead is and what he's up to? >> he's up to no good reverend sharpton. h
the u.s. as the world's largest economy. this is the sales pitch. nia? >> and you've seen the obama campaign try to get at that the bain-china ads. whether or not they want to get in the weeds on this in front of 60, 70 mill people, how many people will tune in for this debate is hard to tell and romney has been an outsourcer of a china deal with regard to his book, "no apology." i think it's easily understood among people in the midwest who for years have dealt with the issue of outsourcing, particularly to china. that's why you see the gaps among mitt romney and barack obama. that is a gap that is closing. you first saw mitt romney out on the campaign trail today with chris christie trying to come across as a regular guy. i do think that this argument that bain capital and his record there and that he supported outsourcing. >> you're there in ohio, a state that was impacted with the auto bailout and the others. on the ground, how is this affecting him with ohioans, because he needs ohio to win. >> one in ten jobs is connected to the auto industry in ohio and in the midwest, many m
states is not even a u.s. citizen and then finally in this latest and a playground brawl and the president of the united states. >> and i guess you looked at the debate. it wasn't as if his father wasn't calling the president a liar. he even accused him of not saying something and where are the republicans that want to see the office respected? >> well, the republicans who want to see the office respected seem to be very quiet and they have been very quiet during the presidency -- nearly the entire presidency. we saw and have mourned the death of allen specter this week and it was a reminder, as we thought about his passing, sort of not only that specter is gone but a whole version of republicanism and not just across the aisle, but respect for the thing that is american governance and the problem is that when you disrespect it, when you take it apart for president obama because you're so unwilling to give him and confer to him the most basic respect, you put all of us as a country in danger, in threat and in peril, both for who we are as a country domestically as well as
of the auto bailout. when he said he would do nothing to hurt the u.s. auto industry and would not liquidate the industry. it was like he completely forgot telling the whole industry to go bankrupt. the president says he was air brushing history. why? because the auto bailout impacted hundreds of thousands of jobs in a state romney desperately needs to win. ohio. without ohio, it will be extremely difficult for him to win. but here's the thing. what he said was full of holes and today in ohio, the president drove an american-made mack truck through the romney magnet. >> last night mitt romney looked you in the eye, be me in the eye, tried to pretend never let detroit go bankrupt, pretended like somehow i have taken his advice. the people don't forget. the people in dayton don't forget. the people of ohio don't forget. if mitt romney had been president when the auto industry was on the verge of collapse, we might not have an american auto industry today. i refuse to walk away from those workers. i bet on those workers. i refuse to walk away from those jobs. i understood that americans can com
in supporting richard mourdoctor u.s. senate. >> i hope you'll join me supporting richard mourdock. so what does romney say now when mourdock says rape is what god intended? >> governor romney disagrees with mr. mourdock and mr. mourdock's comments do not and flekt governor romney's views. we disagree on the policy regarding exceptions for rape and incest but we still support him. we still support him. the romney campaign will not ask the ad to be pulled. why? because they share the same extreme views on abortion that are being -- becoming mainstream in the gop. >> i believe that life begins at conception. >> would you have support the cons r constitutional amendment that life is at conception? >> absolutely. >> i think when life begins at that horrible situation of rape, it's something that god intended to happen. >> i've always adopted the idea that the method of conception doesn't change the definition of life. >> this is an extreme party. and this is an extreme candidate. he picked a running mate as far to the right on women's issues as you can get. a guy who wrote the redefined rape law wit
will elect mr. mourdock to the u.s. senate. a year ago he was asked about a personhood bill on mike huckabee's show. here's what he said. >> would you have supported the constitutional amendment that life is established at conception? >> absolutely. >> absolutely. as for mr. mourdock, he believes that a woman must carry a rapist's baby because life is life, period. so does paul ryan. >> i've always adopted the idea that the method of conception doesn't change the definition of life. >> the method of conception. that's what we call rape. no wonder mitt romney can't reject mourdock. when it comes to policy, paul ryan and mourdock have the same position. the issue has now caught up with them all, just days before the election and president obama knows it. >> let me make you a single proposition. rape is rape. it is a crime. so these various distinctions about -- don't make so much sense to me. don't make any sense to me. this is why you don't want a bunch of politicians, mostly male, making decisions about women's health care decisions. >> 12 days ago, how long can governor romney hide in plain
of u.s. supreme court. for all of the mystery about mitt romney, there's no mystery on this one. governor romney said it himself. >> i hope to appoint justices to the supreme court that will follow the constitution and it would be my premference that thy reverse roe v. wade. >> he's been very clear on where he stands on women's rights to choose and here is the president. >> when it comes to reproductive issues, governor romney on all of these fronts disagrees. he wants to dep fund planned parenthood and overturn roe v. wade. i think this is a profound mistake. >> this is why it's so serious. roe versus wade hangs in the balance. joining me is irin carmon and laura bass set who covers women's issues for t"the huffington post". irin, let me start with you. do you think this presents a serious challenge to mitt romney appearing to look moderate on the issue of abortion? >> it's incredible because the party is so dominated like todd akin, richard mourdock. these are the people who are really running these days. they don't like rape exceptions but they are scared of the lack of compa
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